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Netsuke: probably Illustrating Legend of Urashima Taro.

Artist:
Tokoku
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Wood, ivory, jade
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 (3.8 cm); W. 1 in. (2.5 cm); 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Classification:
Netsuke
Credit Line:
Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1966
Accession Number:
67.55.73
Not on view
Signature: Tokoku; (on base) artist's seal (red lacquer) Tokoku
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